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How to Do Everything Mac (How to Do Everything)

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Publisher Comments:

Have more fun and get more done with your Mac!

Now you can get the most out of your Mac, whether it's an iMac, MacBook, or Mac mini. How to Do Everything: Mac shows you how to set up and customize your Mac and use all of the built-in tools and applications, such as iTunes, Mail, Safari, and the iLife and iWork suites. The revolutionary new features available in Mac OS X Leopard are also covered, such as Quick Look, Time Machine, and Spaces. Plus, you'll get details on hardware and peripherals, networking, troubleshooting, and maintenance. This is your must-have Mac guide!

  • Manage files, folders, and applications with the Finder
  • Connect to the Internet and explore with Safari
  • Use iWork for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Edit, organize, and share your pictures with iPhoto
  • Master iTunes and iMovie for music, video, and movies
  • Tweak the System Preferences
  • Synchronize your Mac with your iPod, PDA, or cell phone
  • Set up a wired or wireless network
  • Dual-boot between Mac OS X and Windows
  • Add external devices via USB and FireWire
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and back up your Mac

Synopsis:

Take your Mac to the limitThis hands-on guide explains how to get the most out of an Apple Mac, iMac, MacBook, or Mac mini. Step-by-step tutorials cover Mac OS X Leopard, Safari, iLife, iTunes, iWork, and the other bundled tools. Along with coverage of the operating system and applications, the book includes chapters on running Windows on a Mac, networking in a mixed PC environment, troubleshooting, and repairs.

About the Author

Dwight Spivey is a software and support engineer for Konica Minolta where he specializes in working with Mac operating systems, applications, and hardware. He teaches classes on Mac usage, writes training materials, and is a Mac OS X beta tester for Apple.

Table of Contents

Part I: Get Started with Your Mac

Chapter 1. Welcome to the World of Mac!

Chapter 2. Getting to Know Your Mac

Chapter 3. Cruisin': Navigating Your Mac

Chapter 4. Stylin' and Profilin'! Customizing Your Mac

Chapter 5. Getting Started on the Internet

Part II: Making Your Mac Earn Its Keep

Chapter 6. How to Use Your Mac's Applications

Chapter 7. I Work, You Work, We All Work with iWork

Chapter 8. Start the Presses! Printing and Faxing Your Documents

Chapter 9. Connected and Organized: Tow Things Most of Us Are Not!

Part III: Pictures, Music, and Movies, Oh My!

Chapter 10. The Quick and the Time: QuickTime

Chapter 11. Say Cheese! Managing Your Photos with iPhoto

Chapter 12. Well, Turn it Up, Man! Get In Tune with iTunes

Chapter 13. iLights! iCamera! iAction!: Using iMovie

Part IV: Time to Geek Out! Digging Deeper into Your Mac

Chapter 14. Making Sense of the System Preferences

Chapter 15. Making Your Mac Play Pretty with Other Computers: Networking and Sharing

Chapter 16. Deeper into the Internet Jungle with Safari

Chapter 17. Mail Call!Part V: Making Your Mac Even Better: Adding Microsoft Windows and Hardware

Chapter 18. ATTENTION! Welcome to Boot Camp, Private!

Chapter 19. It's Alive! Adding Hardware to Your Mac(enstein)

Part VI: Troubleshooting and Getting Further Help When You Need It

Chapter 20. What the Heck Just Happened?

Chapter 21. Helpful Resources for Your Mac

Part VII: Change the Silicon Every Three Thousand Miles: Maintaining Your Mac

Chapter 22. Keeping the Engine Tuned

Chapter 23. Getting Under the Hood

Chapter 24. Back 'er Up: Using Time Machine

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071502726
Author:
Spivey, Dwight
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Macintosh (computer)
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
9780596529529, 0071549781, 0072264713
Subject:
Leopard, Mac OS X, 9780596529529, 0071549781, 0072264713, 9780470054338
Copyright:
Series:
How to Do Everything
Publication Date:
January 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
505
Dimensions:
9.14x7.34x1.09 in. 1.89 lbs.

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